Perfect for family reunions, weddings, special events, or large group of friends for a getaway weekend, this spacious, beautifully furnished & well equipped 8,600 sq.ft. home with panoramic views over the lake, offers privacy with sole occupancy of a secluded & private gated lakefront estate occupying the entire 5 acre wooded peninsular bordered on three sides by picturesque Douglas Lake. .
Imagine sipping your morning coffee on the balcony taking in the beautiful lake front view with the Smoky Mountains in the background. The huge lakeside deck with private boat dock & adjacent fire pit is the perfect location to watch the sunset over the lake or just fish off the deck. Watch a movie on a full wall screen in the state of the art theater room. Relax in the large hot tub. Use the facilities in the games room. Enjoy a drink in the superb bar room. Or just chill out with an evening drink sitting around the lakeside fire pit.
This is a rare find in the Smoky Mountains, a secluded property offering a 270 degree lakefront access in a huge beautifully furnished home on 4 levels that will easily accommodate your entire family in luxury & privacy! We welcome those guests who would treat our home as if it were their own!
All the commercial attractions including Dollywood, fabulous shopping, & dinner theaters can be found in nearby Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, & Gatlinburg, & the scenic grandeur of the magnificent Great Smoky Mountain National Park is just minutes from the house.
If you're looking for a group luxury experience in the Smoky Mountains then you are in the right place! Sometimes you should just spoil yourself and your family, but the hardest thing will be going home. Once you are in your home from home, you have all the privacy and peace that you desire. This is the perfect place for many great adventures and memories.
Everything in the home is top of the line - recently totally redecorated with remodelled bathrooms & with many upgrades installed including new hot tub, new double oven, new fridge/freezer, new electronic equipment including theater room projector, large flat screen televisions , DVD players, Blu-Ray players, new flooring & carpeting, & new A / C units. A loft conversion was completed in 2021 adding a new 600 sq ft bedroom with ensuite bathroom, seating area with 65"TV, and the added benefit of a dormer area with panoramic views over the lake.
This air-conditioned home has 11 bedrooms & 5.5 bathrooms. Most bedrooms have flat screen TV's with cable, netflix & DVD players. All bedrooms have ceiling fans, & free WI-FI internet is available thoughout the entire house & all the bathrooms were beautifully upgraded in 2022.
The huge well-equipped kitchen has a large central island housing a ceramic hob and with under storage cupboards. There is a large built-in oven, grill, and microwave. Equipment includes large side-by-side double doors Samsung fridge/freezer with large freezer drawer below, full-size Hamilton Beach microwave, built-in dishwasher, full-size blender, 4 slice Oster toaster, 2 slice Bellin toaster, Mr Coffee coffee maker, ice maker, & water cooler. A 2nd large side-by-side double door fridge/freezer located in the nearby laundry room provides guests with an additional facility to store food and drinks. More than adequate quantities of utensils, kitchenware, crockery, dishes, cutlery, coffee mugs, & a variety of glasses for every use are provided. Unbreakable glasses are also stored in kitchen for use at the fire pit & boat deck/dock areas. Bottled water is recommended for drinking & cooking.
The breakfast area has an extendable dining table & chairs ideal for breakfast use, There is also a built-in computer desk located in the kitchen.
A walk-in pantry with plenty of shelves provides ample storage space for food supplies for large numbers of guests.
The laundry room is equipped with a full-size Maytag washer, 2 large Maytag dryers, a large wash basin, & a 2nd large fridge/freezer..
There is a separate super formal dining room with a gas fireplace.
There is also a beautiful bar room with a superb bar, bar stools, & gas fireplace.
The spacious living room has a wood burning fireplace, a 2 story vaulted ceiling, a surround sound system, large flat screen television with Blu-Ray player. There are double patio doors from the living room accessing onto the spacious balcony with lake views & furnished with ample seating & a large hot tub for 6 people & with the benefit of a sound system operative on the balcony.
A bathroom with single vanity unit & toilet is located on the Main Level.
The Master Bedroom has a gas fireplace. King-size bed, large flat screen wall-mounted television with Blu-Ray player, 2 walk-in closets, a large en-suite bathroom including a jetted tub, large walk-in shower, twin vanity units, & patio doors giving direct access onto the hot tub balcony.
On the Upper Level, there are 3 large bedrooms, two with King-size beds & one with Queen-size bed, and each with walk-in closet & large wall mounted flat screen television. 2 of the bedrooms have private access into a full bathroom, with twin vanity units, bath with shower & toilet. On the upper floor there is also a lovely suite including play areas; walk-in closet; bathroom with vanity unit, with bath, shower, & toilet: & 3 bedrooms, one with two sets of 2 Queen-size bunk beds (sleeps 8), the second with a set of 2 Queen-size bunk beds (sleeps 4), & third with a set of 2 single bunk beds (sleeps 2).
The Skyline level offers an additional 600 sq ft with bedroom with a Queen-size bed & a set of Queen-size bunk beds (sleeps 4), ensuite bathroom with single vanity unit, walk-in shower, & toilet, TV viewing area with 65" TV, and a dormer area with panoramic views over the lake,
The lower level includes 3 large bedrooms, two with a walk-in closet, two with Queen-size bed, one with King-size bed & each with a large flat screen televisions; bathroom with single vanit unit, walk-in shower, & toilet. There is also a large game room, a separate state of the art theater room, each with double patio doors accessing onto the covered patio overlooking the lake.
Unwind in the top of the line theater room with a crisp projector display, wall-to-wall screen, & amazing surround sound. Immerse yourself in the ample seating and just sit back and relax while accompanied with your closest friends & family. Double patio doors also lead onto the covered patio to once again capture the delights of the 270 degree lakeside view.
Fun for all the family! Make full use of the spacious Games Room equipped with a full size pool table, shuffleboard, a nostalgic arcade game box, & seating. Keep the games in full flow with help from the Drinks Cooler & enjoy the unmatched scenery & atmosphere with the double patio doors leading to the garden patio overlooking Douglas Lake. Enjoy the full size pool table coupled with over-table lighting & a full rack of cues. The Games Room also contains tables & bar stools to relax from the action.
There are covered patios with plenty of comfortable furniture including deck rockers, & overhead fans.
For outdoor cooking there is an Oklahoma Joe's Smoker & BBQ.
There is a 24ft x 4ft floating private boat dock for exclusive use by guests with a private 256 sq ft waterfront deck overlooking the lake plus a large adjacent pit fire with seating where guests can enjoy the outdoors with family & friends, listen music or just enjoy the tranquillity. Bring your boat & jet ski & enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, & skiing on spectacular Douglas Lake with 555 miles of shoreline & over 30,600 surface acres.
A community boat ramp with free & open access is available in the lake inlet adjacent to the Lake House. There are several marinas on Douglas Lake offering rentals of Pontoon Boats, Wave-runners, Jet Skis, & Sea Doos with a selection of Towables including Tubes, Skis, Wakeboards & Kneeboards.
Lake side communal facilities are just a few minutes walk from the house & include a large swimming pool, children's recreational area, clubhouse with outdoor seating & walking trails.
In addition to the 3 garages, there is plenty of room to park additional vehicles & boat trailers on the property.
The house is equipped with security cameras & an alarm system.
The lake water level can fluctuate, specially during the winter. It is controlled by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Large granite kitchen with appliances
2 large Fridge/freezers
Formal dining room
2 Dining tables
4 King-size beds
4 Queen-size beds
8 Queen-size Bunk beds
2 Single Bunk bed
Game Room with pool table & shuffleboard.
Arcade Box Video Games
1 Bar Room
1 Theater Room
Hot tub for 6
3 Covered patios
Jetted tub in the master bathroom
Exclusive occupancy of gated 5 acre private wooded lot
Boat deck & dock
24 ft x 4 ft Floating boat dock
3 Garages + ample parking space
Secure Deposit: All Reservations require a deposit payment of 50% of your total booking charges. The deposit is 100% refundable if you cancelled the booking 60 days or more prior your arrival date.
Security/Damage Deposit: $1000 is payable on arrival and is refundable to the guest within 7 days after check-out if there is no damage in the property.
Cleaning Fee: $495
If Cancelled 60 days prior to your scheduled arrival date you will receive a full refund within 7 days of receipt of your emailed notification of intention to cancel your booking.
If Cancelled 45 days prior to your scheduled arrival date you will receive a 50% refund.
If Cancelled less than 45 days prior to your scheduled arrival date, or a "no-show", or decide to leave early/prior to your departure date, there will be no refund.
The balance of your booking (including the cleaning fee) must be paid in full not later than 15 days before your arrival date.
You agree to this Policy, Deposits and Fees when you make the reservation with us. This is a contract between you (the guest) and Smoky Mountain LakeHouse (Owner)
Damage Deposit is reimbursed to the guest a week later after check-out if there is no damage in the property.
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Joshua K, Florida, USA
"We come back every year and it gets better every time! David has made many upgrades to the house, and I couldn't imagine spending family vacation anywhere else. We look forward to our stay every year and we are already itching to come back! The renovations have taken this stay to the next level, and we recommend this house to all of our family and friends. A 100% must book. Thank you again, David. You'll be seeing us next year."
Leanna C, Arizona, USA
"Having the lake with the boat dock was great. Rooms fit everyone perfectly."
Juanita C, Florida, USA
"I would really like to say thanks appreciate the warm welcome we got when we arrived at the house. The house was everything I thought it would be and more. If I’m ever back In Tennessee I would definitely rent this house again. My family loved the fishing dock that’s where we spent most of our time fishing and swimming. We loved that everything we wanted to do was within miles to travel. Thanks again for the warm welcome."
Mark B, Illinois, USA
"Finally made it home after a long day of travel. It was, once again, truly a pleasure being able to enjoy your slice of Heaven at the lake. The accommodations was fantastic, and the upgrades you made to the bathrooms and attic space were amazing! Again, thank you for opening up your space to my friends and family. We look forward to future stays."
Miriam M, Georgia, USA
"The whole house was a vibe. Everything went as planned and communication was excellent with host. Considering coming back again!"
Oksana M, Ohio, USA
"Thank you for letting us stay at your place!"
Rob L, Florida, USA
"Thanks again for a fabulous stay. Words cannot describe the beauty of your house and the surrounding area. The locals are great and very helpful. People like you prove that honor and professionalism are not lost. Thanks for everything."
Calandra J, Texas, USA
"This is a beautiful spacious home for a fun filled get-a-way. The host was gracious and available if needed. I would definitely recommend this home. There aren’t enough stars to rate this property. Would I rent this property again; MOST DEFINITELY!"
Kaitlin A - New York
"Hello. My name is Kaitlin, we stayed in your lake house last Labor Day weekend, and we absolutely lived our trip. We were interested in booking again this summer. I see you do have one weekend with availability in August."
Kelly T, Georgia, USA
"Our stay was amazing! This was the perfect home for my family, we had a great time! It was everything we needed for a home away from home for the holidays!"
Chad W, Florida, USA
"My family really enjoyed themselves and the host was great. Our stay was swell. The house was exactly as the listing."
Ashlee M, Ohio, USA
"My family and I, consisting of about 20 of us, stayed at this property for Thanksgiving. Our age ranges were from 2-70+ and to say it was great for all ages is an understatement! We spent most of our time in the home because it was just that cozy and fun! Kids/teens loved the movie room and adults loved conversing in the kitchen or by one of the many fireplaces. We also made use of the hot tub and firepit near the dock, there were just an array of activities we could plan right at the house which was perfect for our plans. Sleeping was mainly comfortable we were just disappointed to find out that the loft space with a set of bunkbeds was not prepared yet for use. We ended up having to put two of our guys on air mattresses, but I believe they are in the process of completing this addition which is another cool space for younger folks to enjoy. Since it was Thanksgiving we did quite a bit of cooking and the kitchen came equipped with most of the supplies we needed, as well as two refrigerators which was ideal, with plenty of space to also move around with several people coming in and out! We loved that even with such a huge house the kitchen was always a gathering place. The area that the house is situated in is very off the beaten path but we loved the privacy and serenity of it all. For next time, we will take into account that the lake is not at normal levels during the fall/winter season so we didn't get to do any lake activities (but it was also pretty cold during our stay anyway). We can't brag enough about how much fun we had and we attribute a lot of this to having a comfortable, clean and inviting home to make memories. The entire family that owns and operates this house will make sure you have what you need, their communication is impeccable from start to finish! Please don't hesitate just book it and see for yourself!!"
Danny J, Illinois, USA
"O my God Arthur & David, my wife, family, and friends ABSOLUTELY LOVED our stay!! The sheer Ambience, the colors of the leaves on the trees, the lake, the peace and quiet, the LOUD noises of Nature. That's just a small description of the outdoors- trying to describe it does no justice, you have to see this place in person to understand the Beauty of this estate. The inside is just as Beautiful - PLENTY of space for large gatherings, entertaining guests will be VERY EASY to do because of the enormous rooms throughout this estate, from top to bottom there are so many wonderful things you can say about this estate. You will not be disappointed in any way - trust me. We will DEFINITELY come back!!!"
Anna M, North Carolina, USA
"We celebrated 2, 50th birthdays within our friend group at this beautiful home. We had 10 couples and we couldn't have picked a more perfect place. The home was beautiful and had everything we needed. Beautiful scenery, firepit overlooking the lake and much, much more. I look forward to staying at this magnificant home again in the future!"
Crystal H, Missouri, USA
"This property is beautiful. The Lake is Amazing with a stunning view. We even got a change to enjoy the hot tub. David, Arthur and Steve were all AWESOME! I would definitely recommend this house and book again in the future."
Mark B - Illinois, USA
"We had an absolutely outstanding time at this property. The owners David and Arthur had great communication throughout the process. Steve, the local property manager, was extremely communicative and very quick to respond. The home was completely as advertised and then some. Perfect for our party of 26, in town from all over country for a reunion. The privacy and seclusion of this property are amazing, and we had a blast renting boats from the local marina on Saturday. We brought the boats right up to the property. We really got a lot of use out of the pool table room, got tub, kitchen, theater room, and all of the bean bags throughout the property. 10/10 would recommend to anyone."
Kaitlin A - New York
"This place was great for 24 adults. We each had our own space and loved the location! We look forward to staying again. Thank you!"
Jessica H - New York
"We rented the home (24 people) and enjoyed every minute! There was enough space for all and the proximity to the lake was amazing! We are hopeful that we will be able to get back to this property for another visit."
"Dave and his caretaker Steve were fantastic. Great communication, flexible. House was perfect for our family reunion of 30. There were plenty of spaces for each family unit, and we had pretty much everything we needed. The lake was warm - and absolutely swimmable. We were able to pull a pontoon up to the dock even (good water level right now). Firepit was nice addition. My teen quickly got the sound system working. Two fridges was helpful. Area is quiet and nice. And Dave really seemed to want us to have a great experience. I don’t know how we will top this for the next reunion - we feel so lucky to have found such a nice place for all of us to be under one roof and far enough away from Pigeon Forge for peace and quiet. Area does require a bit of research to get food brought in - not a lot of restaurants deliver around here - but if you are willing to pick up, there are places 15 mins - 25 mins away - but that is not unusual for a lake house in a rural area. Book it - you will love it!"
“My family and I stayed at David's house for a family trip. Besides the beautiful and scenic location, the house and all it's amenities were amazing -- surround sound in multiple rooms, blue tooth hook-up in the game room, and a fantastic sound system in the theater room. The check-in process was effortless and David was UBER responsive to any need that we had, before and during the trip. Would highly recommend staying in this house as we will be next time we travel to Gatlinburg!”
This property is very delightful and astonishing. We enjoyed waking up and sitting on the deck to the sounds of nature at it's finest. The peace and tranquility was to die for. This property is very beautiful and viewing the renovations that they have will make it that much more enjoyable. I would definitely come again and would recommend those who want an enjoyable peaceful stay to view the availability of this property 1st. Also, there are many amenities available to your family suchas; boating, swimming and easy access to Dollywood. This is a steal, check it out!
"Had a great time with my friends for a girls birthday trip. Our stay was gorgeous serene. It was fantastic and memorable. I will definitely stay here again with no hesitation. Please rent out this home if you get a chance you won’t be dissatisfied."
"The Smoky Mountains Lake House that we stayed in for our family New Year’s Vacation was very nice. The house was very spacious and provided different areas for everyone to enjoy(game room, theater room, plenty guests rooms, balcony, lake). we had a great time! My family and I enjoyed the view the lake house provided and the house manager was very welcoming, provided a great tour and made sure we were aware of any info we may need. David the owner was very helpful no matter when we called him, he answered. We would definitely recommend this house to families."
"Great stay! Fun house for a big gathering. David was quick to respond and made the whole process so easy."
Josh K (Florida)
"The house was absolutely gorgeous and the location was fantastic. a relaxing and scenic location. Not to mention how many thangs there are to do in the area and the other surrounding towns during the holiday month. December was the perfect time to go and my family and I absolutely loved it. David and Courtney (the hosts) were always quick to respond and give great suggestions for things to do. There are tons of Christmas activities for all ages and it was even wonderful staying in the house for a relaxing day. I will 100% be back and look forward to it already. Thank you."
Channel W (Ohio)
"This place is awesome. Extremely clean and very spacious. David was very courteous and responded quickly to any questions I had."
Susan M (Florida)
"What an amazing large family house, situated on a lake with beautiful country surroundings. Fun for the whole family and large enough to accommodate multiple families. Extremely well equipped for cooking meals. The movie theater was fantastic and we watched movies every night, have to say the movie theater was very user friendly. The games room was also a hit with my teenagers. One of our favorite things to do was to sit in the large jacuzzi in the evening and watch the beautiful sunset. Would highly recommend this beautiful house to anyone. It's the perfect getaway, in an idyllic spot!!"
Kamille C (Georgia)
"David was a great host!! Responded whenever I called and even checked with me before we traveled! Our family really enjoyed ourselves!!!"
Ahmad N (Tennessee)
"This is the great house. Whatever you need it is in the house. I highly recommend this house. I hope to see you again very soon AAAAAAA *******."
Christine M (Kentucky)
"Beautiful space tucked away on the lake. Nice getaway from the public!"
Miriam M (Georgia)
"Loved every aspect of this home, the owners were excellent!"
Samantha B (Tennessee)
"This place was perfect for our very large family. Every year, we head to the Smoky Mountains to celebrate my mother-in-laws birthday. and every year we have issues. The Lake House was not only BEAUTIFUL, it was perfect. The lake is clean and pretty. We never left the house once we got there. We hope this is our forever place to celebrate "Nana's" birthday! Thanks so much to Arthur, David and Diane!!!!!!!!"
Chris H (Missouri)
"House was very nice, awesome location and layout."
Mike L (Tennessee)
"Wonderful home and location. Couldn't have asked for a better weekend getaway."
Merrell S (Florida)
"The house was plenty big for our grown children and their families. We fell in love with the lake. It was the perfect temperature and didn’t have a mucky or grassy bottom. There are plenty of family activities to do within 45 minutes of the house. We rented a pontoon boat for the day which was a lot of fun for all. The kids loved the movie room and the men enjoyed the pool table. The hosts were responsive with all my questions. Lake life is the best, we didn’t want to leave!"
Maya B (Michigan)
" Was more than accommodating. Replied very fast. Super friendly. My family and I will not hesitate to book again!"
Peter B (Kentucky)
"Awesome weekend and everything was perfect. Perfect house, location, weather and weekend!"
Heidi M (Illinois)
"The Lake House is gorgeous! It is quite spacious and set up perfectly for a large family or several families to stay together. The kitchen is large and reasonably well stocked for a rental. Bedding was comfortable - sheets and towels are not threadbare like other rentals, but lovely and fluffy! Plenty of seating for everyone, including portable chairs for the dock. The game room was a hit with the kids and the hot tub an extra bonus for the adults. But the lake... the lake is the main attraction! So many "lakehouses" (including in this development) are not actually on the lake... this one is! Just a short flight of steps down to the firepit and deck area and then right into the lake. Douglas Lake is gorgeous and relatively quiet, so our family could swim and float around the dock with no issues from boats. There is a dock in the community (a 5 minute drive) and a pool, which unfortunately was closed due to COVID19 restrictions. A few suggestions: bring your own beach towels and unbreakable cups for the lake (the cups in the house are large tumblers), don't forget your hairdryer (there was not one in the house), and bring all of your food & drink with you when you arrive as the closest grocery is quite a ways on windy roads. The best part of this rental is the owner, Arthur. He is a lovely British gentleman and made sure we had everything we needed. His son, David, made sure the house was ready and our lock codes were set. Two wonderful hosts! It was a wonderful vacation and we would love to return!"
Tawnya W (illinois)
"Check-in was easy and David was just a text or call away for communication! House is beautiful! Plenty of room for our family! We rented a boat for the day and enjoyed the sun and fishing! The teens enjoyed the theater room! I personally did not turn a TV on the entire time we were there and just enjoyed hanging outside with the family. Home is located in private area and it was nice and quiet! Loved our stay and would recommend if you have a large family."
Allison H (Ohio)
"We had an amazing and memory filled vacation at David’s house. The house was enormous and fit our very large family well. Everything was very clean, beds were comfortable, kitchen was well stocked. We spent most days floating right off the dock. The house is tucked back into a cove and there was minimal boat traffic (even on 4th of July weekend). We had kids from ages 13 to 1 and they all had a blast."
Sharon O (Florida)
"This house is gorgeous. There is plenty of room for everyone to have space for quiet rest and also gathering together. Everyone loved being on the lake and watching movies together in the evenings."
Melissa M (Georgia)
"We had the best time! This house was just perfect. Gorgeous in every way. Every room was immaculate and super clean too. Tons of bedrooms for the 4 families and the kids space was just perfect! We had 8 adults and 8 children and had tons of room. The lake access was amazing. We spent most of our time at the water. We brought floats and paddle boards and enjoyed the private dock and private lake space. The water was perfect for swimming. We had kids ranging from 4 years old to 11 years old and had no issues. The fire pit at night was perfect for roasting marshmallows. We also loved the theatre room for movies and hanging out in the evenings. David the host was so wonderful and responsive to any questions. We couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay. It was like a private lake front oasis. We only wished we would have booked more days! We highly recommend and cannot wait to come back."
Danielle J (Louisiana)
"We chose this house to have our wedding at. The deck overlooking Lake Douglas could not have been a more perfect backdrop. The house was super spacious and we were able to have all of our guests stay with us on the property. With 25 people inside it never felt crowded. The owner is very easy to work with and super responsive. The house and property were beautiful and being on your own little peninsula was very private. I would highly recommend staying here. You will not be disappointed."
Glynn D (Alabama)
"Such a beautiful home in a perfect spot! We loved every minute of our stay!"
Naser N (Alabama)
"Great place for a large gathering. Large enough for multiple families. Patio/balcony is awesome for relaxing. Hot tub was great, pool table was a blast. Bedrooms were large, same for the kitchen. Very private, we enjoyed it."
Marquenn H (Tennessee)
"This place is amazing. Great space, definitely lives up to the pictures but this home truly surpasses its pictures. The place is more than luxurious. We was a party of 18 on a couples Retreat and we truly were able to relax and enjoy. We would definitely stay at this home again.
Randall T (Kentucky)
"The house is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. My daughter got married on the Deck down by the Lake. She loved everything about it. We had a great time and THE WEDDING WAS SPECTACULAR."
Bipin A (North Carolina)
"The name '' A GORGEOUS MILLION DOLLAR LAKEFRONT HOME ON A GATED FIVE ACRE EXCLUSIVE ESTATE itself says everything. SO MUCH PRIVACY, lake view with lake front, club house swimming pool, jacuzzi, well equipped kitchen, plenty of space for dining for big group, it's just fun fun fun!!!! since everything was there whatever we need. A+++++ HOUSE. Will recommend 101 % to everyone. Thanks Mr. Owner."
Kelsey M (Ohio)
"We had a group of 20 with small kid and adults and this home was perfect with the best location. We enjoyed evenings on the deck over looking the water and mornings sitting on the patio enjoying meals together. The home is large and fit everyone without ever feeling too tight. The only call outs would be that bunk beds are all in the same room, which was a bit unclear from the photos on the listing. Also, there is not a dock so we unfortunately couldn't keep rented boats over night but it was easy to hop in the boats from the steps and load in coolers and babies etc. Overall, we had the best weekend that was too short! We would love to return but this time hopefully can stay longer!"
Marc M (New Jersey)
"My group of 15 had an exceptional time here. The house is gorgeous and clean. We especially enjoyed the swim deck, theater room, and ample bedroom space. The views are beautiful and there is an excellent spot to swim right off the lake. The hot tub and balcony are very comfortable spots for hanging as well.
Some things for potential guests to be aware of:
The swim deck is not well equipped for tying down a boat. Only suitable for pickup and dropoff.
The house is on well water, and the gas from the well smells funky, like sulfur. It it pretty offputting at first, but you get used to it.
Garbage dropoff is at the front of the community, about 1/4 mile away, and there is nowhere to store full bags before taking the drive up. A large can for temporary storage just outside the garage or under the deck would be a big improvement.
No smoking allowed on the balcony. This seemed a little unreasonable, but the swim deck by the lake is a good alternative."
None of those potential drawbacks would prevent us from booking here again. The owner group was professional and responsive to issues as they came up.
Hessell B (Arizona)
"We had a wonderful trip, the house was clean and as described."
john M (Alabama)
"FAMILY REUNION, 22 ADULTS AND KIDS. Everything we needed including day trips to Gatlinburg and Sieverville. A full week of fun fishing swimming and hanging out."
Randall W (Ohio)
"The house was comfortable, spacious, clean and well appointed. The deck over the water and the fire-pit were very nice. And we enjoyed the lake, finding it to be very un-populated and without much tree debris. The property manager was super responsive. Plenty of laundry soap on-hand, and if you're staying for more than a few days, bring your own soap and shampoo. Hairdryer too! We recommend the place and look forward to visiting again sometime soon."
Leonides L (Illinois)
"My co-workers and I stayed at David’s beautiful home for Memorial Day weekend and the house was more than what we had ever imagine. The house was really clean and everything was well taken care of. The theater room was comfortable with lots of seating, the pool table is well taken care of and the living room is big with a large ceiling. The view from the back porch is priceless(woke up in the morning had some orange juice and just enjoyed the beautiful view of the mountains and the river)! There was plenty of room for all 18 of us and everything we needed from cooking pans to toilet paper was also available. David was an awesome host and was available to contact at anytime. We had an issue with the alarm( one of the coworkers activated while we were getting ready to leave) but one quick call to David solve that issue. We had an amazing time and will definitely come back. I would definitely recommend David’s lake house for an amazing gateway."
Andrew H (Ohio)
“David's lake house was spectacular. All the amenities were provided and easy to find, the views were very scenic and beautiful, and the service/communication couldn't have been better. The lake was very nice to go out on and spend time during the day and the decks and porches were a great relaxing place during the days and nights. All of my friends and I had a great time and there is ample capacity for group events and relaxing summer trips. David and his manager were always available for help/questions during the trip and even recommended fun activities in the area. David will answer any questions you have about the place beforehand and provide any extra information about the area that you need to know. Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a fun group vacation in the area!”
Rick W (Florida)
"GREAT LOCATION AND PERFECT HOUSE for the family vacation that my family was looking for. We felt right at home from the moment we arrived can't wait to come back."
Javier C (Puerta Rico)
"This place is amazing, it was a great getaway for our big family. We truly enjoyed watching movies in the huge screen of the cinema, playing billiard in the basement and the bonfire by the lake. The house was very clean and everything was very well kept, the beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed to cook our home made meals. We went to Dollywood, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg for day trips, which were about 30 min drive from the lake house. Overall would recommend this house and would gladly come back in the future!"
Beatrice B (Mississippi)
"David’s place is absolutely amazing. I know everyone was sad to leave. Check-in was easy, and David left us alone our entire trip. David is a fantastic host. The home’s location is perfect, with it being far enough from Gatlinburg to avoid all the traffic/tourists, while still being close enough to where the drive in isn’t terrible. It is in a rental cabin area, but the property itself is private. The driveway is long enough to where you can’t even hear other people and there is plenty of parking. The view of the lake is amazing. The home has a ton of amenities with cups, plates, pots, pans, towels etc. all provided. The house was fantastic as every room was kept in great quality, and a ton of space for all of us. We loved using the great amenities such as the hot tub, pool table, deck and fire pit. There is a sound system in both the basement and the common room, both of which worked very well. The couch/beds were extremely comfortable. I would recommend this house for any large group. If I had the chance. I would definitely stay here again. 100% worth the money"
Jason D (Florida)
"FABULOUS property in GREAT LOCATION only minutes from Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg!!"
Jason S (Massachusetts)
"David’s house gave us an amazing weekend as we loved using the great amenities such as the hot tub, pool table, deck and fire pit. The house was fantastic as every room was kept in great quality, and a ton of space for all of us. I highly recommend this house for any large group and hope to come back in the future."
Chase W (Kentucky)
"Fabulous lakefront house, superbly furnished and fitted with great facilities including theater room, games room, hot tub, lakeside fire pit, and private boat dock. Ideal for family reunion or any special party including weddings."
John R (U.K)
“My family spent 10 days in this fabulous home. The 3 generations ranging from an infant to a senior citizen all had a great time. During their stay they hired a pontoon boat and jet ski and spent a fantastic day on Douglas Lake including docking at the Lake House’s private dock to get more refreshments. Some of the family also spent a memorable day at beautiful Ashville and Biltmore House & Estate.”
David W (Tennessee)
“This house was everything we needed and more for our family reunion! It's beautiful and spacious. Everyone had a great time!
Close enough to town to go do things but so peaceful being right on the lake. The owners are so helpful and accommodating. I would recommend this house to anyone who needs space for a larger group."
TRacy S (Florida)
"This home was terrific for our “sibling reunion”, which included six families off and on throughout the week. The lake house was at the end of the cove, which was also near the pool. So it was nice and quiet yet close enough to a marina and other fun things. The water was clear and cool. The kitchen was my favorite part inside the house. That area boasted a huge island that made it convenient for many people to cook and talk simultaneously. Two ovens made lots of bacon! The theater room was huge and oh so comfortable, and we had lots of folks falling asleep in there. It was like the people on the screen where life-size! While the layout of one bedroom upstairs was a little quirky, it’s size and view made up for it. The kids’ wing, with the many bunkbeds and little Rooms coming off the main room of bunkbeds, made the rest of the bedrooms elsewhere for the adults even better. There is more to say, but I have said enough. One of the biggest things about this house is the responsiveness of the owners. They call back immediately, are extremely kind and caring, and welcomed all my many, many questions. These folks really put their hearts into this house and care about your good time."
Chad G (Kentucky)
"The house was absolutely perfect. There was plenty of room and plenty of amenities available in the house. The lake front was unbeatable. Five stars!!"
Amber W (Indiana)
"This property is exceptional. It is clean, exceedingly well-equipped, large, and very comfortable with all the amenities one could want for a lake vacation. We especially liked the dock right on the water near the fire pit. We couldn’t have asked for anything more. The owner was very friendly and responsive to our every need. We will definitely stay here again."
Nathan R (Ohio)
“The house was outstanding. We had 15 people and there was plenty of room. The location is perfect! You are right on the lake with great privacy.”
Laura B (New York)
"Beautiful well appointed home with outstanding views from decks. Douglas Lake was fun to experience from a rented boat. Hot tub seemed brand new. Community pool available. Very near to plenty of excellent outdoor activities, white water rafting, ropes courses, fabulous Gatlinburg."
Fred B (Colorado)
"The owner was great to work with and very accommodating to our every needs. The property is very private and absolutely gorgeous. The home itself was huge with all the amenities suggested and more. I would recommend this property to everyone."
Mark W (Florida)
"Unforgettable stay in this extremely well equipped and beautifully furnished home. The new boat dock and fire pit had just been completed and we spent an evening around the fire pit enjoying a cold drink as the sun went down, then on to the theatre room to watch a movie. JUST GREAT!!!!!"
Boats, jet skis, & other water sports equipment can be rented from marinas on Douglas Lake.
Yes. There is ample space to park a boat trailer at the Lake House. There is a free drive-in boat ramp on the inlet adjoining our property.
Yes. In addition to central heating there are also fire places in the living room, dinning room, bar room, and master bedroom.
No. Sorry, but we have a strict no pets policy.